Heritage Open Day

 

 
A wide range of events and activities take place in the museums and galleries of Bath & North East Somerset.
 
You can download the Heritage Events leaflet on the right.

 

Events for Children

Roman Baths

Family drop-in activities - free to Discovery Card holders.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sunday 17 December
Hoot, Hoot for the New Year
Make a paper plate owl calendar inspired by Minerva's owl
11am-3pm

 

 Roman Baths Activity

 

Victoria Art Gallery

Family drop-in activity. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday 4 November
Grandparents and Grandkids
Enjoy art together in our special sessions. Have a go with colour and see what you can create.
11.00am-12.00pm

Friday 8 December
Grandparents and Grandkids
Enjoy art together in our special sessions. Have an arty Christmas and create something special for the festive season.

Saturday 16 December
It's the Most Arty Time of the Year
Create seasonal art to take away and decorate your home.
10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30-3.30pm

 
 Activities at the Victoria Art Gallery
 

Fashion Museum

Family drop-in activities - free to Discovery Card holders.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sunday 17 December
Christmas Jumpers
Create some Christmas jumer decorations for a speciall festive touch!
10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm

  
 Activities at the Fashion Museum
 
 

Guided Tours

Roman Baths 

Above and Below Tour
Explore the hidden Roman, Georgian and Victorian history of the site. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear, the tour will involve a number of steps and uneven walkways. Tours start at 11am  Book in advance on 01225 477773.
Wednesday 22 November
Wednesday 6 December
Wednesday 13 December
 
Behind the Scenes
Go behind the scenes to discover why and how we care for our collections. Handle fascinating objects, perhaps from your local area. Tours at 2.30pm. Book on 01225 477773.
Friday 15 December
 

Victoria Art Gallery

Art Store Tour
Explore the parts of the Gallery other people don't reach by enrolling for a conducted tour of the vaults at 12.00-12.45pm.  Free but book in advance on 01225 477232.
Wednesday 15 November
Wednesday 13 December

Art on Mondays
Free talks for visually impaired people,1.30am-12noon.
Monday 11 December - William Rose

Collection Highlight Tours
Discover the stories behind our principal treasures with Dr Chris Davies. 1.00-1.45pm
Wednesday 6 December

Special Events

Roman Baths

T'ai Chi on the Terrace - Roman Baths
Get set for the day with T'ai Chi on the Terrace.  Join our weekly session at 8.00am. £4 per session, call 01225 477773 to book.
Tuesday 3 October-12 December

Stories in Latin
Enjoy a day of stories, focusing on the  language, grammar and vocabulary. This one-day course is for those with basic knowledge of Latin. £45/£35 for Discovery Card holders and concessions. Book on 01225 477773.
Saturday 18 November

Fashion Museum

Bath Knitting and Crochet Guild - Fashion Museum
2nd Saturday of each month, 10-12noon.
Bring along your knitting and crochet!

Saturday Sketching
Sketch the beautiful objects on display in A History of Fashion in 100 Objects with suggestions of key spots of interest from the Fashion Museum curators. 10.30am-12.30pm.
Saturday 2 December

Twilight Talks

Fashioned from Nature
Discover more about fur and feathers and other materials from nature, used in fashion through the centuries, in a talk by Edwina Ehrman.
Thursday 23 November

Tickets £10 adult/£8 student, includes a glass of wine. Book at www.bathboxoffice.org.uk

 

 
 
 
 

 

 

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